The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 33 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 121 117 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 7.16% 5.31% 6.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.44% 5.55% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 113 112 113
Median salary £45,000 £29,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% +1.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,550 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £28,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -3.38%
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1627 2107 2358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.22% 95.60% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1706 1631
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 145 (57.77%) Windows
2 144 (57.37%) Linux
3 81 (32.27%) Firewall
4 74 (29.48%) VMware
5 69 (27.49%) SQL Server
6 61 (24.30%) Unix
6 61 (24.30%) TCP/IP
7 60 (23.90%) Windows Server
8 55 (21.91%) Cisco
8 55 (21.91%) Active Directory
9 53 (21.12%) Apache
10 51 (20.32%) SQL
10 51 (20.32%) Red Hat
11 49 (19.52%) Tomcat
12 48 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
12 48 (19.12%) SAN
13 47 (18.73%) Perl
13 47 (18.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 46 (18.33%) Oracle
15 41 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
15 41 (16.33%) Microsoft
15 41 (16.33%) HTTP
16 40 (15.94%) DNS
17 39 (15.54%) WebLogic
17 39 (15.54%) JBoss
18 36 (14.34%) MySQL
18 36 (14.34%) VPN
18 36 (14.34%) Puppet
18 36 (14.34%) Degree
19 35 (13.94%) WebSphere

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (21.12%) Apache
2 49 (19.52%) Tomcat
3 39 (15.54%) JBoss
3 39 (15.54%) WebLogic
4 35 (13.94%) WebSphere
5 29 (11.55%) IIS
6 24 (9.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 23 (9.16%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (7.97%) MS Exchange
9 12 (4.78%) Skype for Business
10 8 (3.19%) OpenStack
11 7 (2.79%) nginx
12 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
13 3 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.20%) Confluence
13 3 (1.20%) SAS
13 3 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.80%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 19 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.16%) SaaS
3 16 (6.37%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 81 (32.27%) Firewall
2 61 (24.30%) TCP/IP
3 48 (19.12%) SAN
4 41 (16.33%) HTTP
5 40 (15.94%) DNS
6 36 (14.34%) VPN
7 34 (13.55%) WAN
8 32 (12.75%) LDAP
9 30 (11.95%) NAS
10 27 (10.76%) MPLS
10 27 (10.76%) Wireshark
11 26 (10.36%) BGP
11 26 (10.36%) OSPF
12 25 (9.96%) tcpdump
13 24 (9.56%) LAN
14 23 (9.16%) SSL
15 21 (8.37%) BIG-IP
16 18 (7.17%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (5.58%) snoop
17 14 (5.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (27.49%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.34%) MySQL
3 30 (11.95%) Relational Database
4 29 (11.55%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.79%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (1.99%) JIRA
2 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (12.75%) Finance
2 8 (3.19%) Banking
3 7 (2.79%) German Language
3 7 (2.79%) Spanish Language
4 6 (2.39%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.39%) French Language
5 4 (1.59%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
6 3 (1.20%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.94%) Web Services
2 31 (12.35%) LAMP
3 20 (7.97%) Middleware
4 18 (7.17%) HTML
5 12 (4.78%) .NET
6 8 (3.19%) XML
7 7 (2.79%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (2.79%) MCollective
8 5 (1.99%) jQuery
9 4 (1.59%) CSS
10 3 (1.20%) Java EE
11 2 (0.80%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.80%) J2EE
11 2 (0.80%) JSON
12 1 (0.40%) Ajax
12 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.57%) Clustering
3 18 (7.17%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.18%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.38%) Replication
5 11 (4.38%) Virtual Team
6 9 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.39%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.99%) IVR
10 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.20%) PKI
10 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.80%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.80%) Physics
11 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Statistics
12 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 145 (57.77%) Windows
2 144 (57.37%) Linux
3 61 (24.30%) Unix
4 60 (23.90%) Windows Server
5 47 (18.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.98%) Solaris
8 12 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (3.98%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.39%) AIX
11 6 (2.39%) HPUX
11 6 (2.39%) SUSE
12 4 (1.59%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.20%) CentOS
14 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (9.56%) ITIL
1 24 (9.56%) Web Operations
2 21 (8.37%) Incident Management
2 21 (8.37%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (7.97%) Problem Management
4 19 (7.57%) Change Management
5 18 (7.17%) Service Delivery
6 15 (5.98%) High Availability
7 14 (5.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (5.58%) Trend Analysis
8 12 (4.78%) Migration
9 9 (3.59%) Data Protection
9 9 (3.59%) Network Architecture
9 9 (3.59%) Network Design
9 9 (3.59%) Network Planning
10 8 (3.19%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (3.19%) DevOps
11 7 (2.79%) Data Management
11 7 (2.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.32%) SQL
2 47 (18.73%) Perl
3 29 (11.55%) PowerShell
4 27 (10.76%) Bash Shell
5 24 (9.56%) JavaScript
6 22 (8.76%) Java
7 21 (8.37%) C
8 18 (7.17%) Python
9 17 (6.77%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.38%) C#
11 5 (1.99%) PHP
12 4 (1.59%) C++
13 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.80%) X++
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (14.34%) Degree
3 35 (13.94%) CCNP
4 26 (10.36%) CCNA
5 17 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.38%) MCSE
7 10 (3.98%) CCIE
7 10 (3.98%) CCIP
7 10 (3.98%) CCSP
8 9 (3.59%) CCSA
8 9 (3.59%) CEH
8 9 (3.59%) CISSP
8 9 (3.59%) MCP
9 8 (3.19%) AWS Certification
10 5 (1.99%) MCITP
10 5 (1.99%) MCSA
11 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.20%) HND
12 3 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.20%) SAS 70
3 2 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (21.91%) Active Directory
2 33 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (9.56%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (5.18%) Hyper-V
5 12 (4.78%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.79%) qmail
6 7 (2.79%) Squid
7 5 (1.99%) Firmware
8 4 (1.59%) iptables
8 4 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.59%) vSphere
9 2 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.80%) XenApp
10 1 (0.40%) Xen
10 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (14.34%) Puppet
2 21 (8.37%) OpenAM
3 9 (3.59%) Nagios
4 8 (3.19%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.79%) Cacti
5 7 (2.79%) collectd
5 7 (2.79%) Ganglia
5 7 (2.79%) Graphite
5 7 (2.79%) logstash
5 7 (2.79%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.99%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.59%) Nmap
8 3 (1.20%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.80%) Legato
9 2 (0.80%) SCCM
10 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.40%) Nessus
10 1 (0.40%) Simpana
Vendors
1 74 (29.48%) VMware
2 55 (21.91%) Cisco
3 51 (20.32%) Red Hat
4 46 (18.33%) Oracle
5 41 (16.33%) Microsoft
6 35 (13.94%) Sun
7 29 (11.55%) CheckPoint
8 26 (10.36%) F5
8 26 (10.36%) Juniper
9 22 (8.76%) Citrix
10 21 (8.37%) NetScout
11 11 (4.38%) EMC
12 10 (3.98%) HP
12 10 (3.98%) Palo Alto
13 8 (3.19%) Avaya
13 8 (3.19%) Mitel
14 7 (2.79%) Hitachi
14 7 (2.79%) NEC
14 7 (2.79%) NetApp
14 7 (2.79%) Sybase
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